Pia serves as a bridge between sales, clients, and the development team, ensuring that products are delivered on time and on spec. Since moving to Vancouver in 2005, she has been in project and client account management roles, including running web and print campaigns from inception to completion. She was the first production manager at Dig Media in 2008; she left briefly, but rejoined the company in 2011. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of the Philippines.
Formation Metals Inc. (TSX:FCO) announced that it has redeemed the bond debt of US$43.6 million. The debt was made available through the Federal Stimulus Package Recovery Zone Facility Bonds to complete Phase I and Phase II construction of the Company’s 100% owned Idaho Cobalt Project. The debt was redeemed using the Company’s cash which had been restricted as collateral for the bonds.
Formation Metals Inc. (TSX:FCO) announced that it will defer underground development or any related construction on its Idaho Cobalt Project, as was anticipated in the Company’s news release dated December 12, 2012. The Company will be focusing on the advancement of the business at the Sunshine Precious Metals Refinery to increase cash flow, and on a strategic review of its precious metals properties.
Puget Ventures Inc. (TSXV:PVS) filed and received receipt for a final short form prospectus containing the final details of its previously announced prospectus offering of units of the Company. A significant portion of the funds raised under the Offering will be for exploration of mining interests the Company will obtain through its proposed acquisition of Pafra Enterprises Company Limited and in particular the Karakul Cobalt Project.
Puget Ventures Inc. (TSXV:PVS) filed and received a receipt for an amended and restated preliminary short form prospectus regarding an offering of a minimum of 10,312,500 subscription receipts and a maximum of 26,668,250 subscription receipts, for minimum total gross amount of $6,187,500.
Formation Metals (TSX:FCO) is moving forward with mine development and construction of a concentrator on its Idaho Cobalt Project, as well as the retrofit and construction of an electrowinning cobalt production facility at the Big Creek Hydrometallurgical Refining Complex in Shoshone County, Idaho. At the Idaho Cobalt Project, construction tasks included access road upgrades, portal bench construction and the preparation of the Tailings Waste Storage Facility to accept waste rock from underground development. At Big Creek, engineering and construction efforts were focused on the development of the Piping and Instrumentation Diagrams and General Arrangement drawings.
Fortune Minerals Limited (TSX:FT,OTCQX:FTMDF) has completed a key public hearings session related to the Environmental Assessment review process for the permitting of the mine and mill for the NICO gold-cobalt-bismuth-copper project in the Northwest Territories.
Formation Metals Inc. (TSX:FCO)reported updates on the progress of construction on its Idaho Cobalt Project, comprised of the development of a mine and construction of a concentrator at a primary cobalt deposit in Lemhi County near the town of Salmon, Idaho, and the construction of an electrowinning cobalt production facility in Shoshone County near Kellogg, Idaho, U.S.A.